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Lloyds Crisis City Walks


Explore the United Kingdom like never before with our exclusive series of city walks, a unique initiative brought to you by Lloyds Banking Group in partnership with the charity Crisis.

Step into the vibrant tapestry of the UK's most captivating cities, from the enchanting streets of Edinburgh and the historic charm of Chester to the dynamic energy of Birmingham and the iconic allure of London.

These walks are more than just a journey through the rich history, culture and scenic beauty of each city, they're a chance for LBG Colleagues to come together, raise awareness and make a positive impact in the lives of those in need

As we guide you through these remarkable urban landscapes, you'll not only discover the hidden treasures and iconic landmarks that define each city's character but also contribute to a noble cause.

Our partnership with Crisis, a charity dedicated to ending homelessness, brings a meaningful purpose to these walks. For every step you take, you'll be raising awareness and funds to support Crisis in their mission to provide shelter, support and hope to those experiencing homelessness across the UK

Brighton

Lloyds City Walks for Crisis - Brighton

Brighton, a quintessential British seaside town, is celebrated for its vibrant beachfront, historic pier, and the flamboyant Royal Pavilion. The city's narrow lanes are a treasure trove of independent shops, cafes, and bars, reflecting its eclectic and inclusive spirit. Brighton is also known for its thriving community and cultural festivals, making it a beacon of diversity and creativity on the English coast.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: Brighton Marina, Brighton and Hove, Brighton BN2 5UU

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

Google Map:  Coming Soon

OS Map: Coming Soon

Provisional Route:

Brighton Route

Crisis City Walks - Brighton

Bristol

Lloyds City Walks for Crisis - Bristol

Bristol, a city with a rich maritime history, is known for its iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, spanning the picturesque Avon Gorge. This innovative city is also the birthplace of the world-renowned street artist Banksy, whose work adds a contemporary edge to its streets. Bristol's harbourside is a lively area, hosting an array of cultural festivals and markets, reflecting the city's creative and independent spirit.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: 10 Canons Way, Harbourside, BS1 5LF

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

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Bristol City Walk Map

Crisis City Walks - Bristol

Cardiff

Lloyds City Walks for Crisis - Cardiff

Cardiff, the capital of Wales, combines the ancient with the modern in a dynamic urban landscape. Cardiff Castle, a medieval fortress with Victorian Gothic revival additions, stands as a symbol of the city's long history. The Cardiff Bay area, once the world's largest coal-exporting port, is now a vibrant waterfront development, featuring the Wales Millennium Centre and a variety of dining and entertainment options.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: St William House, Tresillian, CF10 5BH

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

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Cardiff City Walk

Crisis City Walks - Cardiff

London

Lloyds City Walks for Crisis - London

London is a cosmopolitan melting pot, offering a journey through centuries of history alongside cutting-edge culture. Iconic landmarks like the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace coexist with modern marvels such as the Shard and the Tate Modern. The city's parks, like Regent's and St James's, provide green oases, while areas like Soho and Shoreditch pulse with nightlife and artistic energy. London's rich tapestry of cultures is also reflected in its world-class dining scene, offering flavours from around the globe.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: 125 London Wall, Moorgate, London, EC2Y 5AS

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

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London City Walk

Crisis City Walks - London

Birmingham

Lloyds City Walks for Crisis - Birmingham

Birmingham, the UK's second-largest city, is a testament to the Industrial Revolution's transformative power. The city's extensive canal network, once a trade artery, now offers scenic walks and lively waterside dining. The Bullring, a symbol of Birmingham’s post-war regeneration, combines futuristic architecture with retail therapy. This city is a melting pot of cultures, reflected in its diverse culinary scene, vibrant street art and dynamic music venues.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: 125 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 3SD

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

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Birmingham City Walk

Crisis City Walks - Birmingham

Chester

Chester, with its distinct historical charm, is a city where time seems to stand still amidst its ancient walls and traditional architecture. The city's Roman heritage is prominently displayed in its amphitheatre and city walls, the most complete in Britain. Chester's unique 'Rows' offer a delightful shopping experience in two-tiered medieval galleries. The Eastgate Clock, a beautiful example of Victorian craftsmanship, stands as a symbol of the city's enduring elegance. The tranquil River Dee adds to Chester's picturesque setting, making it a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: Cawley House, Chester Business Park, CH4 9FB

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

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Chester

Lloyds Crisis Walk - Chester

Leeds

Leeds, a city with a proud Victorian architectural heritage, is a hub of cultural and commercial activity. The Leeds Corn Exchange and the Victoria Quarter showcase the city's flair for elegant shopping experiences within historic settings. Leeds also boasts a vibrant arts scene, with the Leeds Art Gallery and the Grand Theatre hosting a variety of performances and exhibitions, embodying the city's creative spirit.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: 11 and 12 Wellington Place, Wellington Place, LS1 4AP

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

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Leeds City Walk Map

Leeds 20 Mile Route

Crisis City Walks - Leeds

Manchester

Lloyds City Walks for Crisis - Manchester

Manchester, known for its influential role in the music industry and as the cradle of the industrial revolution, boasts a skyline dotted with Gothic spires and ultra-modern towers. The Town Hall, a masterpiece of Victorian Gothic architecture, stands as a symbol of the city's historical significance. The Northern Quarter, once the heart of the industrial revolution, now pulses with creative energy, housing independent boutiques, art studios and eclectic bars.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: 11 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 3HU, England

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

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Manchester City Walk

Crisis City Walks - Manchester

Halifax

Lloyds City Walks for Crisis - Halifax

Halifax, a jewel in West Yorkshire, is a town that beautifully encapsulates the essence of historical England. The Piece Hall, a stunning example of Georgian architecture, stands as a monument to the town's prosperous wool trade era. Halifax Minster, with its ancient roots and striking presence, adds a spiritual dimension to the town's rich tapestry. The Shibden Hall, dating back to the 15th century, provides a glimpse into the domestic life of the period. Halifax's mix of heritage and scenic landscapes, including the nearby rolling hills of the Pennines, makes it a captivating destination with a story to tell at every corner.

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

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Halifax 12 Mile Route

Halifax 20 Mile Route

Crisis City Walks - Halifax

Liverpool

Lloyds City Walks for Crisis - Liverpool

Liverpool's maritime legacy is deeply entwined with its cultural identity. The city, which gifted The Beatles to the world, thrives on its musical heritage, best experienced at the legendary Cavern Club. The Albert Dock, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, exemplifies the city's regeneration, hosting museums and galleries. Liverpool's spirit is encapsulated in its passionate football culture, historical buildings and the resilient, friendly nature of Liverpudlians.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: Speke Estuary House, Estuary House Leeward Drive, Speke, Liverpool L24 8DA

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

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Liverpool City Walk

Crisis City Walks - Liverpool

Newcastle

Lloyds City Walks for Crisis - Manchester

Newcastle, once a cornerstone of shipbuilding, has reinvented itself as a vibrant cultural hub. The Quayside, with its iconic bridges and historic buildings, is a focal point for locals and visitors alike. The city is also home to the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and the Sage Gateshead, both symbols of Newcastle's cultural renaissance. Its nightlife, friendly locals, and rich history create a lively and welcoming atmosphere.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: Quayside 35-37 Close, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3RN

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

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Newcastle City Walk

Crisis City Walks - Newscastle

Glasgow

Lloyds City Walks for Crisis - Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, is a tapestry of stunning architecture, from the grandeur of Glasgow Cathedral to the innovative design of the Glasgow School of Art. The city's West End is a bohemian enclave, home to quirky boutiques, cafes, and the lush Botanic Gardens. Glasgow's cultural scene is rich and diverse, encapsulating the city's history and its energetic embrace of the new.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: 110 Saint Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5ER

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

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Crisis City Walks - Glasgow

Edinburgh

Lloyds City Walks for Crisis - Edinburgh

Edinburgh's cobbled streets are a gateway to its storied past, with each step uncovering a slice of history. The Edinburgh Castle, perched atop an ancient volcano, offers breathtaking views and a journey through Scotland's tumultuous history. The Royal Mile buzzes with folklore, street performers, and historic pubs, leading you down to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. This city seamlessly blends its medieval past with a lively, modern cultural scene, including celebrated festivals that transform the city into a world stage for the arts.

Walk Info:

Start / Finish Location: Port Hamilton - 69 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8BW

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Check-In Time: 08:15 - 08:45

Start Time: 09:00

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Crisis City Walks - Edinburgh